Arrival of the fifth:
14 - 3 - 12 - 8 - 9
For his last race before the Prix d'Amérique (January 29), of which he will be the favourite,
Idao de Tillard
(n°14) signed his 18th success in 25 appearances, winning the Prix de Croix (Group II) on the Paris-Vincennes racecourse.
The pupil of Thierry Duvaldestin was not presented in his best configuration but managed to repel all the attacks in the final phase.
“We are not winning much today, and that proves that we are not above the others, warns the developer, who signs his hundredth success in fifths.
It will be necessary to remain calm and wise in fifteen days.
» « I had my nose to the wind a little early, analyzes Clément, son of the trainer and his pilot.
But it met my expectations.
For his part, the owner, Cyril Sevestre, is satisfied with the performance of his horse: “He had no blinkers and no reins.
This worried me a little even if this Group II was not an objective in itself.
🏆 The crack 𝗜𝗱𝗮𝗼 𝗱𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗿𝗱 (𝟭𝟰) provides the essentials and easily wins the SWC 5-year-old Q4 - Prix de Croix, #Quinté + of the day at @Vincennes_Hippo.
👉🏼 He will leave with the label of ultra favorite in the Prix d'Amérique Legend Race!
🏁 14 - 3 - 12 - 8 - 9 pic.twitter.com/DQdGQDjBqo
— Equidia (@equidia) January 14, 2023
Even if he had some difficulty taking the last bend,
Idao de Tillard
went to the end of his effort to push back the fine ends of the race of
Cash Bank Bigi (n° 3)
Inoubliable (n° 12)
Imhatra Am (n° 8)
confirmed his good second place in the Critérium Continental, on December 24, by finishing in fourth place ahead of
Idylle Speed (n° 9).
Stéphan Flourent and Kévin Romain indicated the fifth in disorder in eight horses.